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Shakespeare (William) A Midsummer-Night's Dream, first Rackham trade edition, 40 tipped in colour plates by Arthur Rackham, captioned tissue guards, illustrations, occasional light spotting or browning, mostly to text or guards, half-title loose, original cloth, joints split, worn and stained but internally good, 1908 § James (Grace) Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales, tipped-in colour plates by Warwick Goble, bound in vellum painted with design of weeping willow in black with small gilt dots across both boards and spine, by Helen ?Stanton in 1981 according to pencil note on front free endpaper, t.e.g., preserved in modern morocco-backed cloth drop-back box, 1910 § Rabelais (François) The Works, 2 vol., limited edition, illustrations by W.Heath Robinson, original buckram, gilt, t.e.g., Navarre Society, 1921; and 3 others, illustrated, small 4to & 8vo (7)

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Shakespeare (William) A Midsummer-Night's Dream, first Rackham trade edition, 40 tipped in colour plates by Arthur Rackham, captioned tissue guards, illustrations, occasional light spotting or browning, mostly to text or guards, half-title loose, original cloth, joints split, worn and stained but internally good, 1908 § James (Grace) Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales, tipped-in colour plates by Warwick Goble, bound in vellum painted with design of weeping willow in black with small gilt dots across both boards and spine, by Helen ?Stanton in 1981 according to pencil note on front free endpaper, t.e.g., preserved in modern morocco-backed cloth drop-back box, 1910 § Rabelais (François) The Works, 2 vol., limited edition, illustrations by W.Heath Robinson, original buckram, gilt, t.e.g., Navarre Society, 1921; and 3 others, illustrated, small 4to & 8vo (7)

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